Sometimes called the Caribbean gemstone or the dolphin or Atlantis stone, larimar is believed to be a healing stone with calming powers. Often used as a worry stone, it promotes relaxation.
Top quality larimar gemstones have a teal or turquoise color with clean swirls and white feathers.
Larimar is a blue variety of the silicate mineral pectolite found in the Caribbean. Mostly known for its light blue hues, larimar can sometimes be found in green. Discovered in 1916 but not mined for until 1974.
Wash in warm soapy water. Can use a soft bristled tooth brush to clean.